New Research Paper – Development and external validation of the eFalls tool: a multivariable prediction model for the risk of ED attendance or hospitalisation with a fall or fracture in older adults 

Falls are common in older adults and can devastate personal independence through injury such as fracture and fear of future falls. Methods to identify people for falls prevention interventions are currently limited, with high risks of bias in published prediction models. We have developed and externally validated the eFalls prediction model using routinely collected primary […]

New Research Paper – Cohort Profile Update: Born in Bradford

The Born in Bradford (BiB) cohort is based in Bradford—a large city in the north of England in the UK. The aim of the cohort is to explore why some families stay healthy whilst others fall ill and to use this information to develop and evaluate interventions and improve services within the city. The cohort […]

New Research Paper – Maternal Enhanced and Critical Care (MEaCC) in Yorkshire and the Humber: regional implementation of an enhanced maternal care pathway and data collection 

Enhanced Maternal Care (EMC) is a new standard of care for women who become unwell during or shortly after pregnancy. Clinicians in Bradford have been at the forefront of developing  a flexible model of EMC designed to work in any size of maternity unit . The Maternal Enhanced and Critical Care Group (MEaCC) steering group, […]

How NIHR ARCs rose to the challenge of COVID-19

A national publication highlighting how National Institute for Health and Care Research Applied Research Collaborations (NIHR ARCs) rose to the challenge of COVID-19 launches today, the third anniversary of the first UK lockdown. Vital work from across the ARCs in response to the pandemic is showcased in NIHR ARCs: Supporting the fight against COVID-19 (PDF), including […]

New International Collaborative – Ageing Research Trialists (ART) Steering Committee

Professor Andrew Clegg (Theme Lead for Older People with Frailty, Yorkshire and Humber ARC) is the Chair of the Ageing Research Trialists (ART) Steering Committee. Established as part of Yorkshire and Humber ARC, this international collaborative brings together trialists with a common focus on transforming care for older people across nations. The team will support […]